Face To Face

Face To Face (The Kinks)

  • 29 Jan 12:25
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Sadly, the long and magnificent career of one of the finest songwriters of our age, Ray Davies, is not truly represented on any one album, other than greatest hits packages. Many Kinks albums have appeared but the absolute five star gem was never made. So many albums, so prolific with the butter spread thinly. This record summed up swinging London in the 60s and like its great successor, Something Else, contained Ray’s observations of ordinary people and situations. The album is strengthened by the classic ‘Sunny Afternoon’ but perceptive tracks such as ‘Fancy’, ‘Dandy’, ‘Session Man’ and ‘Most Exclusive Residence For Sale’ are gentle satires that give the record its heart.

Tracks: Party Line; Rosy Won’t You Please Come Home; Dandy; Too Much On My Mind; Session Man; Rainy Day In June; House In The Country; Holiday In Waikiki; Most Exclusive Residence For Sale; Fancy; Little Miss Queen Of Darkness; You’re Looking Fine; Sunny Afternoon; I’ll Remember. ...

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